I Love Being Black And Indian But Sometimes I Feel Imposter Syndrome Being Only “Half”

I Love Being Black And Indian But Sometimes I Feel Imposter Syndrome Being Only “Half” About Vina Smith-Ramakrishnan is African American and Indian. Her dad is African American, and he was born and raised in the United States. Her mom is Indian, and she’s from Tamil Nadu, India. Vina grew up in upstate New York, …

I Grew Up Thinking I Was Indian Until Society Told Me Otherwise

I Grew Up Thinking I Was Indian Until Society Told Me Otherwise About Rahul Yates is a 17-year-old from Los Angeles, California. His mom is Indian and from the Punjab region of India, and his dad is White American. When Did Rahul Realize That He Is Biracial There is no specific time when Rahul realized …

Discovering I’m Biracial

  Discovering I’m Biracial My Persian Father’s Family Disapproved Of His Marriage To My South Asian Mother About Madalena, aka Madhu, is 18 years old, and she is Indian/South Asian and Persian. Her mother’s family is Rajasthani and Goan, and her father’s family is Persian. She was born and raised in Portugal, most specifically in …

My Heart Approves Of Pennsylvania

My Heart Approves Of Pennsylvania Interracial/Intercultural Marriage: Indian Man And Caucasian American Woman About Meet Ravi, and his wife, Emily. Ravi is Indian, and he was born and raised in Hyderabad, India. Emily is Caucasian American, and she was born and raised near Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. How They Met Ravi moved from New York to …

Identity Crisis-Learning To Embrace Being Mixed

Identity Crisis Learning To Embrace Being Mixed About Meet Bree. She is an MPH student in New York. Her ethnic background is African American and Indian (Hyderabadi). Realizing She Is Biracial Bree realized she was biracial in the 5th grade. That may sound pretty late for someone to learn. However, she recalls going to school …

I’ve Faced Rejection My Entire Life As A Black And Indian Woman And Now Kamala Harris Is The Vice President-Elect

I’ve Faced Rejection My Entire Life As A Black And Indian Woman And Now Kamala Harris Is The Vice President-Elect  By Shaniah Gupta Edited by Nikita Gupta (Growing Up Gupta) I’ve been trying to find the words to perfectly encapsulate what Kamala Harris becoming the Vice President-elect means to me. What this monumental moment signifies …

When Two Worlds Collide. Yes, I Am Latina And I Am Desi!

  When Two Worlds Collide. Yes, I Am Latina And I Am Desi! “The biggest struggle that I’ve faced is that people have repeatedly told me that I am not enough. In the Desi community, I have been constantly reminded that I am “the mixed” child.” An Interview On The Journey Of Being A Mixed …

Beautifully Blended-From Childhood Friends To Soul Mates

Beautifully Blended-From Childhood Friends To Soul Mates Interracial/Intercultural Marriage: African-American Man And Indian Woman About Us Our names are Jamaal and Niralie Wiley. Jamaal is African-American, and Niralie is Indian. How We Met Jamaal and Niralie met when they were just five years old. They grew up next door to each other their whole lives …

I Love Masala Me Book Review

I Love Masala Me Book Review New Multicultural and Bilingual Children’s Book Synopsis Joselyn and Amit are children that belong to two worlds, and two different but beautiful cultures. Growing up, they could choose to assimilate into American culture completely, or they could choose to embrace their multicultural heritage. They both decide to celebrate the …

Biracial Identity: Yes I’m Biracial, But I Embrace Being African-American

Biracial Identity: Yes I’m Biracial, But I Embrace Being African-American Many of you wrote to us inquiring about the following article: Interracial/Intercultural Marriage-African-American Woman And Indian Man.  In particular, you asked about Francesca and her racial identity.  After reading the bonus section, you noticed that she solely identified as an African-American woman when she is …